The case is the first brought by the Justice Department for violating the nationwide bump stock ban that took effect in March
The family of Carrie Parsons argue that AR-15-style weapons are “thinly disguised” machine guns that the manufacturers knew could be easily modified.
The devices, which allow semi-automatic guns to simulate near-automatic fire, are now illegal.
The measures include a bump stock ban and at least $5 million for programs to stem gun violence.
The largely unsuccessful push to ban bump stocks, the device the Las Vegas shooter used to maximize casualties, is a cautionary